Araminta Ross, Marilyn Governor Larry Hogan, Maryland discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


WTO news Ten 23 Marilyn governor Larry Hogan has made a proclamation in honor of Harriet Tubman The abolitionist from Maryland who helped advance freedom for African Americans during the Civil War era Hogan made the declaration yesterday during a visit to the Harriet Tubman underground railroad state park and visitor center in church creek She forged her indelible legacy of freedom But the celebration of her life should not end this week or this month So today I'm pleased to announce that we here in the state of Maryland are officially declaring 2022 as the year of Harriet Tubman Tubman whose birth name was araminta Ross was born into slavery in 1822 in dorchester county Maryland Two D.C. residents were killed Friday when a car plowed through the patio of a Connecticut avenue restaurant not far from the Chevy Chase circle Josh bloom the son of one of the victims told our news partners at NBC four his mother Jane was an artist who had worked with several refugee resettlement organizations on the day of the crash bloom says his mother was having lunch with new friends she'd met online The fact that she met these wonderful new artists online and wanted to spend time with them in person as they got to know each other Really says that when she when she died she in my mind was really in the prime of her life Every aspect of what she was doing in her life she was happy and fulfilled Jane Blum was 76 Earlier this year mayor muriel Bowser announced plans to give $900 a month to some low income mothers and now residents from another guaranteed income program says the city needs to offer this kind of help I'm a single father raising a four year old with cerebral palsy When halbert Morrison received a one time $5500 payment last month from the thrive partnership a private nonprofit in D.C. it came just in time I was having cop problems at the time It was a big release A study recently released discovered he's not alone most participants in the thrive program saw the same results Better food security and mental health outcomes Morrison says the help priceless When you got that relief it's like I can sort of breathe a little bit better Gigi Barnett news Ten 25.

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